Get Involved!This website is designed to introduce you to the The Orchards at Walnut Creek, a proposed mixed use project that will include a new Safeway store, retail, dining and neighborhood amenities that can be enjoyed by the entire family! To design a project that best serves and complements the community, we welcome comments -- so take our survey and please continue to visit this website for project updates. Thank you!

The Orchards – Supported by Over 2,500 Local Residents!

Support for The Orchards at Walnut Creek is widespread, and continuing to grow!  To see a map of supporters, click here!

Over 2,000 of Your Friends and Neighbors Support The Orchards!

Over the past few months, support for bringing new shops, restaurants, parks and a brand new Safeway to Walnut Creek has grown significantly! 

We are also pleased to announce some new and exciting features to the project’s site plan, including a “main street,” allowing for an open space experience, interspersed with restaurants, shops, walking trails and areas for community events. These exciting changes will not only improve your shopping experience, but improve traffic flow within the shopping center.  Click here to check out the new site plan!

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You Spoke, We Listened!

7.10.13 - Property Development Centers is excited to announce a revised site plan for The Orchards at Walnut Creek!

We have listened to your comments and developed a new site plan that creates a larger, more contiguous park and open space areas that ensures a more pedestrian-friendly retail and community lifestyle center! Click here to look at the new site plans!

Get to Know The Orchards – Host a Neighborhood Meeting!

On May 30th, Property Development Centers (PDC) introduced the project to interested neighbors and answered questions on the project’s timeline, possible tenants, outdoor public space and the senior housing component!

If you would like to host such a meeting at your home for your friends and immediate neighbors, call us at (925) 322-1666 or email us at

We’ll bring food and refreshments!  All we ask is that your neighbors bring questions!

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Help Spread the Word on Facebook!

To help us introduce The Orchards to your friends and neighbors, please click here  to “Like” the Orchards on Facebook. Thank you!

Could The Orchards Transform the Shadelands Business Park?

4.4.13 – The Contra Costa Times reports that there are plans to transform an aging business park with new retail — and traffic analysis is required before the project can break ground. A local supporter told the Times, “Our neighbors desperately need a larger store that can fill our needs in our neighborhood.”  Click here to read the article.

Thank You for Attending The Orchards Open House!

2.15.13 –  We would like to extend our thanks to all the neighbors that attended Tuesday’s open house meeting. We appreciate all the thoughtful comments and feedback on the proposed project. Please be sure to continue to visit the project’s website and Facebook page so that we can keep you updated on a planning process that could take 12-14 months. We welcome your continued involvement by filling out our survey!

To learn more about the planning process, click here.  To take our survey, click here.

Safeway is Engaging Community

The Contra Costa Times reports that Safeway is “engaging residents” in the design of its mixed use project. Click Here to Read